A Perfect Day in Milan

Photograph by Chiara Goia for TIME

10 Corso Como is a shopping heaven that sprawls around a courtyard and consists of a bookstore, café and fashion store

From April 17 to 22, design and architecture insiders will descend upon Milan for the annual Salone Internazionale del Mobile (cosmit.it), or Design Week. The world's most famous furniture, lighting and accessories fair is a five-day forum for top talents to present their latest designs to press, buyers and farsighted collectors. Much of the action, of course, takes place outside the fairgrounds — at parties, restaurants, boutiques and hotels. In town for the Salone? Follow these tips from these Milan regulars and insiders.

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